FSI desires to see Sabah as developed economic hub of East Asia.
FSI strives for Sabah to be a business hub; ensuring a stable, conducive & transparent business environment, enabling prosperity across all industries.
To encourage, promote and protect the interests of manufacturers of all kinds of goods and commodities and to assist in the promotion and encouragement by all lawful means of all kinds including cottage industries.
To afford facilities for communication and interchange of views between manufacturers and the government, public bodies and institutions and associations of all kinds in all parts of the world.
To promote legislation for the improvement of the standing of manufacturers and to promote and support alterations to existing laws or proposed legislation and to effect improvements in administration.
Federation of Sabah Industries, abbreviated FSI, serves about 200 members comprising major players, SMIs, SMEs and the Cottage Industries involved in various manufacturing and non-manufacturing activities (property development, logistics, retail & wholesale, IT, event management etc.). Some of the manufacturing activities FSI members are engaged in are F&B, O&G, E&E, Construction & Building Materials, Chemicals, Furniture, Textile & Garment, Shipbuilding, Plastic & Paper Packaging, Vehicle & Auto-parts.
Federation of Sabah Industries is formerly known as Federation of Sabah Manufacturers (FSM) which was formed in 1983 and subsequently registered (No. 126715M) under the Companies Act of 1965 on 11 September 1984. The new name FSI was launched in 9 November 2013, following the official approval for name-change by SSM on 4 November 2013.
Currently, serving more than 150 members comprising Major Players to SMIs, SMEs and the Cottage Industries involved in various manufacturing and non-manufacturing activities (services) as follows:-